Biblical Word Play

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I first saw this Grammarly post on FaceBook, a few weeks ago. I love it! I love word plays…always have. I come by it honest.  My father used to write poems that read like nonsense until the reader discovered the … Continue reading

Relational Idolatry

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  Now large crowds were going along with Him; and He turned and said to them,“If anyone comes to Me, and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even … Continue reading

Hannah ~ Trusting God with Our Children

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[Republished from October 2011, with minor edits] Most of us are familiar with the Bible story of Hannah, mother of Samuel.  Though barren and childless, she prayed and believed God would give her a son.  Hannah is often held up as … Continue reading

Coming Home!

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Papa as a young soldier in WWII Henri Pote (October 15, 1924 – November 2, 2013) Yesterday evening, my father, Henri Pote, went home to be with Jesus.  His last hours in this life were spent peacefully, at home with … Continue reading

Remarriage and Acceptance

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A couple of weeks ago, I was surfing radio stations while driving, and landed on a Focus on the Family recorded broadcast.  The topic was ministering to couples in a second or third marriage –  a topic close to my heart.  I … Continue reading

Light of the World

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Then Jesus again spoke to them, saying, “I am the Light of the world; he who follows Me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the Light of life. (John 8:12) Light!  What is light? Is light energy?  … Continue reading

Jesus Never Said…

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I first came across Will Davis Jr.’s book, 10 Things Jesus Never Said, about nine months ago, in an advertisement on another blog.  Having recently published a myth-buster style book, myself, the title caught my eye, and I promptly followed … Continue reading

The More I Learn

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I must have been about twelve years old at the time.  My parents were involved in a local youth ministry called simply, The Coffee House. I watched, attentively, as my father’s hand grasped the stick of white chalk to draw … Continue reading

Free to Remarry

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Frankly, I don’t like the term remarry.  Remarry implies one is entering into marriage again with someone to whom they were previously married. When Sherri and I married, although we had each been previously married, we had not previously been married … Continue reading

Seeing God’s Heart

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Do you remember these stereogram three-dimensional images that were popular back in the 90’s?  They’re a lot of fun! I used to have a calendar with a new image for each day.  I started each work day by viewing the … Continue reading